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Inventory to the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 collection S.1159
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Related materials
  • Conditions governing access
  • Scope and content
  • Preferred citation
  • Reproduction

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 collection
    Collection number: S.1159
    Repository: California Academy of Sciences Archives
    55 Music Concourse Drive
    Golden Gate Park
    San Francisco, CA 94118
    Languages: Materials are in English.
    Physical Description: 2.0 Cubic feet 2 archives boxes, 1 clamshell box, plus 2 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder
    Date (inclusive): 1906-1991
    Language of materials: Materials are in English.
    Abstract: This collection was gathered over many years by Academy Library staff. It is comprised of photographs, correspondence, ephemera, and reports and surveys about the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.
    Creator: California Academy of Sciences.

    Related materials

    San Francisco earthquake photos. California Academy of Sciences Archives.
    Carrie Higgins O'Neale scrapbook about 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire. California Academy of Sciences Archives.

    Conditions governing access

    Access is unrestricted. The newspapers were highly acidic so the front page was photocopied and the originals were disposed of.

    Scope and content

    This collection was gathered over many years by Academy Library staff. It is comprised of photographs, correspondence, ephemera, and reports and surveys about the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.

    Preferred citation

    San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 collection, Special Collections, California Academy of Sciences Library, San Francisco, CA

    Reproduction

    All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Photographs
    San Francisco (Calif.)--History.
    Earthquakes--California
    San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906.